Community Health Worker - Baystate Health

Req#: R30500
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Community Health Worker
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Medical Practices, the largest multispecialty group in the region is looking for a full-time Community Health Worker to join our experienced High St. Pediatrics team in Springfield, MA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Baystate Health Community Health Workers perform an important role providing care to our patients. Helping patients and their families navigate and access health and community services whiling adopting healthy behaviors. Works as a member of the ACO care team through an integrated approach to care management and community outreach. Promotes, maintains, and improves the health of patients and their family by providing social support and informal counseling. Partners closely with different providers, patients and outside organizations and is responsible facilitating communication between patient and care teams; and providing culturally appropriate health education and self-management support. Additionally, Community Health Workers will collaborate within a team-based care delivery model to improve the health and lives of our community members. Community Health Workers participate in the development and implementation of innovative costs-effective delivery system changes that proactively meet the complex needs of our patients including efforts to manage their behavioral and social needs in addition to their medical care.

SCHEDULE:

  • This position is full-time, 40 hours a week- 8:30am-5:00pm or 8:00a-4:30pm
  • NO weekends, NO holidays

LOCATION:

  • 140 High St.
  • Springfield, MA

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE!

  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases
  • Continuing education support and reimbursement
  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages
  • Farm Share Memberships
  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service
  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health
  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Community Health Worker Certification, preferred
  • Bilingual, preferred
  • 2 years of Community Based experience required
  • Valid Driver's License, required

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We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

GED or HiSET (Required)

Certifications:

Certified Community Health Worker – State of Massachusetts, Driver License – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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